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8:51am

Tue July 8, 2014

12:00am

Thu May 23, 2013
Strikes

Today on Your Call: Are strikes effective in today's labor climate?

 

 

 

  

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10:29am

Fri August 10, 2012
Politics

Ask a Latvian: What's the solution to California's budget crisis?

California's state employees received their first “furlough-affected” paycheck, this month, and it provided more than its share of controversy. Many unionized workers have called for layoffs, rather than forced days off, to help balance the state's budget. But Governor Jerry Brown's solution – and suggestion to possibly implement a four-day workweek – is not unheard of. At least in Eastern Europe. In 2009, similar measures were introduced by many state institutions in Latvia.

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